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Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
education, health care, many things that are more costly today than they were 30 years ago. it's very, very difficult. you're almost measuring or comparing apples and oranges. >> are you then conceding all the people say wages have been stagnant for 30 or 40 years that that number is wrong. >> no, no, it's not absolutely wrong. i'm saying that there's a big debate over the deflator, what we're using to measure real incomes and inflation adjusted incomes and the debate centers on whether technologies are accurately included in all of that. >> if you have that number wrong, then the argument falls apart. so instead of having flat wages which by the way doesn't take into account the full compensation someone gets such as fringe benefits but focusing on the wages if that part of the argument is wrong then whole thing is wrong. >> wait, wait, wait. wait, wait, wait that's not all wrong. >> if i could finish my point please. the actual number is between 30% and 40% over that period not flat therefore your argument and the argument of the left and center people collapses. >> first of all, ca
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
individuals who are educated in our universities receiving masters and ph.d.s to be able to stay here. and that's a good thing. too many research facilities are being set up by microsoft in canada or elsewhere rather than doing it here simply because they can't find workers. >> i call it brainiacs, the resolution, and i think it's very important. let me ask you about this, in terms of the house, and probably in terms of the senate too, what about the security? what kind of border security. we've made a lot of investments, what more will be in this bill? >> well, for the first time you have real triggers here. some people concerned about granting citizenship. and let me tell you, the path to citizenship is a long and arduous one. it's not amnesty. amnesty, i think the best definition is cutting in line people who are able to access a path to citizenship won't be able to cut in line. but another step that will need to be taken, there's going to be a commission in this bill comprised of governors and attorneys general and border state community members who have to sign off the certain bo
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